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mallicoat. >> i'm michelle griego. time is 6:00. east coast residents still recovering from hurricane sandy were hit again overnight. a nor'easter pounded the area with snow, rain and winds gusting up to 60 miles per hour. the storm is creating a deadly situation for those without power after sandy. it's put recovery efforts on hold. right now cbs 5 is manning with the red cross to partnering with other groups to help out. roberta gonzales is in our help center. >> reporter: i'm proud to be part of cbs 5's hurricane relief fund telethon. i'm going to be here from now until 7 p.m. each and every minute trying to raise a dollar from each and every one of you out there. so we're not leaving here until we have your support to help our friends across the country. in fact, we would like to give you a recap on what's happened over the past 7 days. it's been the american red cross, they have been there for the entire country in this will the battle for hurricane sandy. the red cross has served more than a million meals and snacks providing more than 17,000 health services and the emotional support
the house move. anthony said he will never forget the night sandy came ashore, flooding his neighborhood with up to five feet of water. >> this is like nothing you have ever seen in my worst nightmare. the scariest movie i've ever seen times ten. >> he used this to rope to rescue three neighbors by pulling them off their roof and into his second story bedroom but he would rather talk about the hundreds of volunteers who descended on his neighborhood over the past few days. >> but the heroes are the people walking around feeding everybody and bringing hot food and coffee and towels and everything. the people around here because nobody else did nothing for us. >> it started off with me and my husband, and then from there just people kept coming. >> gail helped set up this donation center in what was an empty parking lot. >> we've had an abundance of help. it's been slowly and gradually like building its way up as far as the supplies and the helpers. there was a whole fence. as you san see, pieces are still standing. >> cheryl is one of the residents who was able to get some much-needed hel
after superstorm sandy. 90 people in the united states and canada were killed. bringing the total death toll fromicisticist to 100 -- from superstorm sandy to 157. and officials abandon their search for a ship's chapten who is believed -- is happen who is believed -- chapten who is believed to have drawn -- captain who is believed to have drowned. in new jersey, the scope of the damage became clear. much of the jersey shore is reduced to piles of sand, water and debris. boats flung from marinas. today people remembered what they endurate and what they lost -- endured and what they lost. >> life and death situation. >> no power. no help. i felt helpless. >> i don't ever think it will be the same. >> chris christie said the state's job is to move from saving lives to rebuilding. >> in new york city commuters struggled to return to work. some service has been restored but 9 subway lines remain shut down today. passengers had to wait in long lines to catch a bus and many walked in. much of manhattan remains in the dark and on staten island they continue to search for two little boys who wer
and a new storm mean new worries for millions of superstorm sandy victims. >>> but we begin this morning with a look at today's eye opener. your world in 90 seconds. >> i'll win this election. i'll finish what we started. >> i want you to walk with me. let's walk together. we're taking back america. >> president obama and mitt romney blitz the swing states in a race still too close to call. >> only one full day of campaigning left. >> all of this comes down to turnout. because frankly there's very few if any undecided voters left. >> the campaign we built was one to win a close race. we think the president is in a good position to win. >> i believe mitt romney's going to win ohio there are likely to be our next president. >> i don't think it's too close to call. i just think it's impossible to call. >>> it's a week now since sandy hit. but the people who lost everything and are suffering now in the bitter cold, it feels like an eternity. >> we're sitting here bundled up. it's really terrible. >> as many as 40,000 new yorkers may need temporary housing. >> we never get this. >> forecaster
on tape. a hiker trapped for three days by sandy's record snowfall. he thought that he was near the end when rescuers risking their own lives, found him. >>> and party foul. pippa middleton defends herself against critics on her new book. some calling it a royal embarrassment. >>> happy sunday to everyone at home. the final sunday before election day. it's hard to believe that this campaign has been going on for nearly two years and now we're down to the last two days. voters are starting to have their say. take a look at these long lines for early voting. george stephanopoulos will be here to discuss it all. >> it's the big question. we got the smartest guy in the business. >>> coming up, in the northeast, this election is playing out against the backdrop utterly scrambled by sandy. now, new jersey, will allow voters vote by e-mail. take a look at this picture -- from the cover of the upcoming new york magazine. it takes the breath away. half of the island in the darkness. >> one week ago tomorrow where sandy hit. >>> coming up, the emotional story of the high school football star that
coming up later. >> thank you, spencer. >> still ahead on abc 7 news at 4:00 aftermath of hurricane sandy. the very latest in the live report from new york. >> could the hurricane make a difference when it comes to next week's elections? one thing that already happened today. >> and a british judge says apple apology to samsung is uncool. we'll explain coming up next in the bloomberg after the >>> residents along the east coast are beginning a long road to recovery in the wake of super storm sandy. life is far from returning to normal. there are long lines of people waiting for buses and trains. power is still out for millions. we are live in new york with the latest. brandy? >> good evening, tension is rising still, days after sandy struck, many families say they haven't received food or aid and for people who are trying to get into u.s. cities to work they've been stuck in gridlock. three days after sandy made land fall, thousands of families in new jersey are still trapped by flood waters. >> it's scary. we don't have that much toochld -- food. we have a little bit. >> natural gas fire
sandy. meantime stocks have closed with a worse one day stock of the year. the bigger problem is that the fiscal cliff that is being debated. the dow jones average plunged by about 300 points. and it ended at 12,932. the s&p 500 dropped by 32. the unemployment benefits are one of the big days that will drive trading today. we will see what will happen with the opening bell rings. >> everyone had to get out of this embassy suites hotel. >> the reason why they had to get out of their rooms was because of carbon monoxide. this happened about 1:00 a.m. this morning. if the fire department just left about 20 minutes ago. they are finally okay to return to their room. the one common denominator is that they're probably very tired after a long night. >> here is video that we received when we arrived at 1:00 the morning. this is all the guests who are in the lobby. the fire department went room to room to make sure that there was no victims. they learned that it came from a boiler. and this boiler either warms the whawater at the hotel. here is what residents said. >> and recorded a v
to they under it and keep it warm. >> new worries for survivors of super storm sandy. the concerns about the coming days and the unlikely help that arrived today. >>> for the weather center, the day that will hit near 90 and the day that is going to rain. we have it all in the seven-day forecast as eyewitness news continues right here on cbs 5. >>> california taxpayers just spent $1 billion on this new prison medical complex. so, why will the inmates still have to be sept out to expepsive hospitals? we follow the money, coming up next -- expensive hospitals? we follow the money, coming up next ,, [ woman ] don't forget the yard work! okay. [ male announcer ] with citibank's popmoney, dan can easily send money by email right from his citibank account. nice job ben. [ male announcer ] next up -- the gutters. citibank popmoney. easier banking. standard at citibank. that's elizabeth.n. and that's skyler... and his mom, nancy. they're just a few of the californians who took it on themselves to send you a message about what they need to restore years of cuts to their schools. prop thirty-eight
of super storm sandy cleanup expected to take months traffic backed up for miles, long lines of people waiting for buses and gas in the -- as they face a forecast that includes another storm. tahman bradley joins us live with more. >> reporter: good morning. new york is taking steps toward normalcy, limited amtrak service resumes today and crews are working to restore power in manhattan ahead of a deadline tomorrow. still, enormous hurdles. sandy may be gone, frustration in parts of new york is growing. >> we are going to die, we are going to freeze. we have 90-year-old people. >> reporter: in this manhattan neighborhood, recovery continues at a slow pace residents feel like they've been forgot . >> they have no value, they -- they see other areas are being taken care of and they totally overlooked us. >> reporter: hundreds showed up for food at local churches and aid organizations. >> all the food we had to throw out. >> reporter: it was another night of darkness and cold for hard hit staten island. thousands still without power, many homeless, among them mike and his family. >> my yo
back and the subways are mostly running again following super storm sandy. but this morning new york governor andrew cuomo says cold temperatures are going to leave tens of thousands of people whose homes were damaged needing to find other places to live. abc news reporter john chifron reports from lower manhattan. >> flying high above the area, they got a close look at the arthur kill waterway. it is where 350,000 gallons of fuel spilled over as a result of the super storm. >> so i think we are starting to win sphoors the response. as far as the response. >> and the welcome sight. a crane that dangled above the highest residential building is now safely tethered to the side of the building. >> if everything goes according to plan and we have a little more work to do, we hope to reopen west 57th street to traffic. >> it is a small sign that conditions in new york are looking up. coming out of the darkness and quiet -- excitement to have the light and sounds of normalcy. as more subways begin to run. >> i have been in the house day and night with the baby so i am excited to go back to
rise up for sandy survivors. emotional tributes by country stars last night at the cmas. and the heart-wrenching moments on stage from the boss with his famous song. his message for all the victims of the storm. ♪ rise up come on, rise up >>> good morning, everyone. and some real drama from bruce springsteen. what an emotional tribute to his home state. there he is, singing "city of ruins." new jersey hit so hard by this storm. and bruce springsteen, obviously, so moved. >> it gives you chills. >> it sure does. >>> robin's home recovering. hope she's doing well this morning. amy robach is here. >> thanks so much. and the toll of the devastation of sandy is becoming more and more clear with the pictures this morning. here is what we know now. at least 92 dead. 3.8 million customers out of power. and here's the tough part. power could be out for weeks for so many. that is a tough situation. >> it sure is. a lot of people just don't know. >>> and so many people separated from their pets during the storm, are now being reunited. we have stunning pictures from the new york aquarium, where
. >>> and switching gears tonight president obama got a firsthand look today at the damage caused by hurricane sandy. one of the hardest-hit areas breezy point, new york, where 111 homes burned to the ground during the height of the storm. tonight more than 6 million homes and businesses in 13 states are still without power. 68 deaths are blamed on sandy. alison harmelin is in new jersey where the president promised help for communities that were destroyed. >> reporter: good evening. night has fallen here in atlantic city but earlier today it was actually beautiful and sunny at the jersey shore. that only made it more clear for the president the other officials who were here observing that the devastation is just everywhere. president obama arrived in new jersey for a close-up look at the damage. the president took a chopper tour with governor chris christie over devastated areas of the state where super storm sandy hit with full force. >> we are here for you and we will not forget. we will follow up to make sure you get all the help you need until you rebuild. >> reporter: record storm surge took o
carrier. the airports have been rough over the past couple of days with superstorm sandy. in our neck of the woods, definitely quieting down. the unsettled weather will continue for 24 more hours as the storm system pulls out. next we turn to the potential for very dense fog. and we have to get through very gusty winds later on today as the system pulls out. what to expect? showers will clear by midday. most of the activity has been trending from north to south. still about 58 degrees here in san jose. you're already in the 60s in the city where the sun is breaking through. a mix of sun and clouds throughout the remainder of the day. sunset tonight at 6:10. it's going down so early. but as you know, we have a time change just around the corner. a little patchy fog on friday. widespread fog saturday. and settled weather, comfortable conditions, good-looking weekend. that's your tease. >> and the weekend is spectacular with that extra hour to sleep. >> that just makes everything better. >> see you in a minute. >>> she mentioned superstorm sandy. millions across the northeast are beginni
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england this morning. the winter storm moved ashore in the same location where superstorm sandy hit last week. there are new power outages in the region and up to 8" of snow in some of the places just what they didn't need. and it's interrupting recovery efforts, as well. teresa garcia has more from rockaway beach, new york. talk about piling on, right? >> reporter: yes, and frank, a good cold morning to you. just when people here thought they would be getting a break after superstorm sandy, in came the first nor'easter. people were along the shoreline communities pretty concerned that this was going to cause more flooding because we already have the ground so saturated. but indeed it turned into a snow or wind-driven snowstorm more so and actually caused some record snowfalls there. in central park in new york city, four inches. in new jersey, connecticut, up to a foot. here in rockaway beach they had at least 4." and all this snow is causing the clean-up efforts to be that much more difficult. >> high winds and heavy snow whipped the boardwalk in rockaway beach in queens, new york. tha
of last resort but pay phones are suddenly in demand on the east coast in the wake of superstorm sandy. the cbs 5 consumerwatch reporter julie watts tells us people who use pay phones often get a wake-up call when they see the bill. julie. >> reporter: that is right. with 25% of the new york city cell towers wiped out new yorkers are now lining up to use pay phones. and here in earthquake country we're just one tremor away from a similar situation but next time you're forced to use a pay phone you may be in for a surprise. [ beep ] >> reporter: it may have been a while since you've used one of these but the next time you make a pay phone call you'll need more than a quarter. try 20 bucks. >> that's pretty extreme. crazy. >> reporter: that's the holding fee that showed up on our bill weather we recently used a debit card to make a 20-second call at this pay phone from the airport to our station merely 13 miles away. the sign on the phone says a domestic call costs 8 contrary to the recording which quotes another pay phone rate. >> on the first minute charge will be $6.97. each addition
for this next term? >> if the opponents are smart they could use the hurricane sandy to deal with some how package that with the defic debt ceilin and move this quickly forward and out of the way it could save everybody's face moving forward. we will see if they're that smart. ysidro depending on who you talk to into people are blaming and what people are blaming you. talking about the republicans. again, how much of this would you say is mitt romney or the party not reaching out to minority voters? what is it? >> i think perhaps what we should see of what went right. it was a very smart calculated get out the game the strategy. if you saw in those ke nine nine states. all of those swing states with the exception of north carolina was a very dedicated ground game that got it out there. and in some ways, what ever happened in this campaign was probably closer than it could have been. but i think that when we look at where the polls have been and trending the outcome was really making sure that the, the out came ground game. >> he did have one year to prepare the was great. >>pam: grant lotu
sandy. these are pictures from an amusement park of the barrier islands off staten island. there is just nothing left. rollercoaster rides that stood for 75 years are twisted metal now. however new york city is pushing forward. the city's annual marathon will be held on sunday as scheduled. the race makes light of the suffering, but supporterses -- supporters say it brings in money that the city desperately need. money affected by sandy say they just want to get home. this was the expressway after an evacuation order was lifted. look at all of the cars. of course you need gas to drive and that is in short supply because of sandy. people are waiting in line more than three hours to buy some gas from the stations that have power to even operate. the walt disney company has announced a $2 million contribution to the victims of super storm sandy. >> we are doing everything we can including the cash donation plus encouraging our employees to donate on their own which we will match dollar for dollar. and using the great reaches of the walt disney company and the media networks,abc, espn and th
by super storm sandy. these are pictures from an amusement park of the barrier islands off staten island. there is just nothing left. rollercoaster rides that stood for 75 years are twisted metal now. however new york city is pushing forward. the city's annual marathon will be held on sunday as scheduled. the race makes light of the suffering, but supporterses -- supporters say it brings in money that the city desperately need. money affected by sandy say they just want to get home. this was the expressway after an evacuation order was lifted. look at all of the cars. of course you need gas to drive and that is in short supply because of sandy. people are waiting in line more than three hours to buy some gas from the stations that have power to even operate. the walt disney company has announced a $2 million contribution to the victims of super storm sandy. >> we are doing everything we can including the cash donation plus encouraging our employees to donate on their own which we will match dollar for dollar. and using the great reaches of the walt disney company and the media networks,a
and europe's debt crisis. 250,000 cars and trucks could end up as total loss from hurricane sandy which might lead to a spike in new car sales. automakers say 16,000 new vehicles many at the port of newark will have to be jammed. wal-mart opening 8:00 on thanksgiving. >>> welcome back. 5:15. ferry building now blue flag on top and it is really unfurled thanks to the gusty conditions dress for that temperatures in the 50s, no fog rain on the way. >>> employees are returning to a no plant as police continue -- a fresno plant as police continue to investigate a shooting. -- the owner of the valley protein chicken processing plant says there were no arguments or any apparent reason for the violence police say jones had been in and out of prison before. >>> in arizona sentencing scheduled today for jared loughner the man behind the shooting rampage that left six dead and wounded former congresswoman gabrielle giffords. today is the first time victims will confront him about the shooting. 12 other people were hurt in the shooting, both giffords and her husband mark kelly are tentatively scheduled t
but the problems on the ground still remain. thousands who had just had their power restored after superstorm sandy have lost it again. the nor'easter left a blanket of thick wet snow on the streets and trees, which were already weakened by the hurricane. now the snow is starting to melt, which is filling the streets with filthy sludge. needless to say, the area is in deep need of help and that's where your come in. we're heading into the final stretch of our all day long telethon raising money for the red cross and sandy relief efforts. roberta gonzales has been womaning the phones since before sunrise. roberta, there's still a lot more work to be done now, huh? >> reporter: the telethon officially closes down at 7:00 but that doesn't mean you need to stop giving. we want your support even after 7:00 tonight. this just happens to be cbs 5, all our radio stations owned by cbs and also the cw, who have come together collectively to join forces with the american red cross to be sure we get the money we're raising here to new york, new jersey, philadelphia and connecticut. who can tell us more about t
macdonald. >>> cries for help. communities still in the dark with the growing death toll from sandy. how pleas for relief are quickly turning to anger. >> plus an agent attacked a bike toting passenger assaults a muni worker. how the victim is recovering and the search for the suspect. >> we are live at the tech museum of innovation at san jose. this is staff only but i don't see any staff around so i'm going to play with this today! and we'll talk weather, coming up. >> here's a live look at 280 traffic heading into san francisco. no problems but we're watching a couple of issues in the east bay. more coming up. >> it's friday, november 2. i'm michelle griego. >> hi, everybody. i'm frank mallicoat. it's 5:01. >>> the death toll keeps getting higher in the ten states devastated by sandy. >> at least 92 people have been killed by the storm that struck on sunday. the number of deaths blamed on superstorm sandy is up to at least 92. the bodies of two young children were found who were swept from their mother's arms. long gas lines are frustrating drives in new york where one man was ar
for insisting on holding the race. as the city struggles to recover from super storm sandy. you can see this damage appeared this is just a sampling at least 90 people have been killed in 10 states. and nearly 4 million homes and businesses are still without power. some sections of the york city have not seen any aid since the storm hit on monday. >> s.i., the hardest hit of the new york's boroughs. and according to residents the most neglected. >> this is a disaster. >> they forgot about us. , this is a disaster. they are pleading. >> we are going to die! we are going to freeze. >> the storm surge pushing boats inland with entire homes swept off their foundation. half of new york's police fatalities died here. -half of new york's -- fatalities. with young boys being ripped. >> no cameras! >> this man was initially hostile and denied the woman's story. >> she did not see the woman's story. one controversy put to rest as mayor michael bloomberg cancelled sunday's to your marathon. there are rows and rows of boxes of food for the marathon runners. >> the untouched resources turning into a
's in addition to 69 people killed in the caribbean before hurricane sandy moved north. drivers in parts of new york and new jersey waited in long lines again today for gas. in someplacing, you see, lines stretch for three to four miles. some stations ran out of gas, while dozening of drivers were waiting. authorities say more than half of all gasoline stations in the new york and new jersey area are shut down, due to power outages or storm damage. >>> sunday's new york city mayor none was canceled today. new york city mayor michael bloomberg made the announcement just hours after he promised the race would go on despite the damage. estimated 40,000 runners from around the world had been expected to take part in that marathon. the race had been scheduled to start in staten island, which is one of the hardest hit areas from this week's storm. >>> and in 7 minutes, staten island residents say they have been left behind in relief efforts, and we asked california senator barbara boxer about what's being done, and if help is getting to those that need it. >>> four days before the election, new unemp
coast states. the storm caused nearly $20 billion in insured losses. overall, sandy could mean $50 billion in economic losses. that would make this storm the fourth costliest catastrophe in united states history. chris welsh has more. >> reporter: the damage is unimaginable. the toll on human life and the financial devastation are still being tallied, but in the areas hardest hit, it's time to move forward. >> our job has moved from saving lives to rebuilding them. >> reporter: the long road to recovery meant a long wait on thursday. new york commuters faced a choice of standing in lines for buses or trying to get to work on their own. >> not only our train, 35 minutes door to door. >> reporter: 9-23 subway lines are still not running. much of 34th street remains in the dark. people there need food and help. >> we're going to have to find some longer term solutions to this. >> reporter: gas station lines stretched for mil >> three hours . a lot of patience and sanity. >> reporter: the presidential candidates are venteduring back on the -- venturing back on the campaign troil trail
the jersey shore nearly two weeks after sandy, those who used to live in the area got to return home for the first time yesterday. they were taken by bus to their former homes in seaside heights where they had an hour to pack what they could. some of them say they were not prepared for what they saw. >> you have a list and you are prepared to get what you want but you -- you spend like -- 15 minutes just devastated, just trying to look to see what's on the floor. >> reporter: at the main staging center in tom's river new jersey a company has been making restore the shore t- shirts to raise money for schools and shelters. more buses will take people in to the disaster zone each day through tuesday. >>> occupy wall street finds a new cause. helping, the victims of sandy. see how their relief effort is helping people get the supplies they need coming up at 7:17. >> it's hard to imagine we had warm weather just at the beginning of the week. >> short time. >> already another cold morning and rosemary watching the temperatures for us. will it warm up? >> it'll feel a lot like what we
of super storm sandy. how relief workers are trying to help and what the mayor of new york is now urging victims to do. >>> good morning, and welcome to mornings on 2 it's sunday, november 4th i'm mike mibach. >> and i'm claudine wong. let's check in on your weather with rosemary orozco. it's warming up? >> yeah addition fall warming in the forecast for today. we fell back in the overnight hours because of it the sun is already shining. we're looking at anywhere from 4-8 degrees of warming for your afternoon today. you can see 4-5 for santa rosa, san francisco, livermore as well as san jose. i'll break down these number for you and talk about the patchy fog and cool conditions outside your door at this hour coming up. >>> new this morning employees of railey's knob hills foods are on strike for the first time in the company's 77 year history. workers hit the picket line an hour ago. >> reporter: this knob hill store opened at 6:00 a.m. just as scheduled. if we take a peek inside here it looks pretty empty. there is only one person working all the cash registers. and that is because just
without power because of super storm sandy. who ran in to rescue those in need. >>> people in the bay area are helping in a number of ways. what two men are dog right now to ease the northeast pain and suffering. ,,,,,,,,,,,, being gathered and polling locations are being moved. e are some of the preparationr the national election in storm-ravaged sections of te northeast. the election thee will go on as millions try o rebuild their >>> power generators are being put in storm ravaged sections of the northeast. the election there will go on as millions try to rebuild their lives. cbs reports on the cleanup and recovery. >>> nearly a week after sandy, millions are still without power and thousands are homeless. the storm destroyed blocks of homes on staton island. this is where the marathon was supposed to start. runners stale came, armed with backpacks full of supplies. ready to help people like frank dott stphaoeurbgs these marathoners, they are not neighbors, look what they are doing. that is great. >> reporter: alex park spent the day cleaning their home instead of running the race he w
difficulties after sandy now there is cold to contend with. >> reporter: ann, good evening. today was another intense cleanup day. staton island one of the hardest hit areas. so much to do as so many people here try to pick up the pieces. >> reporter: nearly a week after sandy millions are without power and thousands holeless. it destroyed blocks of homes. this is where the new york city marathon was supposed to start on sunday. runners still came. armed with back packs full of supplies. >> this would have been two months world of work. >> and ready to help people like frank. >> they are mar thonnerses, not neighbors, not even staton islanders, look at what they are doing, this is great. >> he cleaned the dotti home instead of running a race. >> people here cheer us on every year the least i can do is help them out. >> reporter: scenes like this are playing out across new york and new jersey. chefs are donating their time to cook up warm meals. >> part of the community. i grew up in this town, i love the town. i will take care of people i know and anybody that that i can help. >> reporter:
. >>> long painful recover from superstorm sandy continues. forcasters are tracking a new storm that could hit wednesday. kira klapper joins us with more on the cleanup efforts. >> reporter: early season nor'easter is expected to slam the mid atlantic and new england with strong winds and heavy rain wednesday. the worst possible news for an already battered region. it has been one week since superstorm sandy hit, leaving 113 dead and more than 1 1/2 million customers still without power. today was the first monday morning commute since sandy unleashed her fury. new york schools reopened, more than one million students, heavy strain on battered transit system. hundreds missed their freezing rain. the seemingly endless lines for gas continued with people gripping their empty fuel cans and frustration mounting by the minute. >> i've been waiting for about 4 1/2 hours. and it is -- [ inaudible ] >> reporter: fema is setting up 10 gas centers and the region. with rationing in new jersey. 20,000 new yorkers remain out of their homes and could be for two more weeks. fema promising to pay for thei
, wet night to the victims of superstorm sandy. >>> and the handful of multimillionaires trying to have an election victory. how they're adding up the costs and losses the day after the vote. >> good evening. after record temperatures two days ago, a more seasonal weather shift. it's not just rain we'll be dealing with tomorrow. we certainly will have showers out there. high def doppler picking up showers off the peninsula coast line. there it is, the radar. light showers off shore. the big change for everyone, a big drop in temperature. upper level low direct from the gulf of alaska from anchorage, giving us the coolest weather since easter. lasting more than one day. skiers are happy with this winter weather advisory, 3 to 7 inches of new snowfall. some of the higher peaks around here that may see snow and the weekend forecast coming up. >>> the weather on the other side of the country is impacting travelers here in the bay area. the nor'easter has cancelled dozens of flights to the new york area and 21 flights from sfo were grounded today. another ten arrivals were cancelled as well.
and firefighters are trying to solve. >> officials begin adding up damage from superstorm sandy, the huge financial aid new york state alone could be (kx;x;x;x;x;x$j >>> welcome back. clear from sutro tower off to the east little frost in some of our valleys rain on the way. all the details coming up. more news. >>> investigators still don't know what caused a blast in an indiana neighborhood that killed two people saturday night. the explosion was so powerful the house at the center of it, is gone as many as 30 other damaged homes may have to be demolished. damage extents for two blocks. last night neighbors held a candlelight vigil for the second grade teacher and her husband who were killed. it does not appear to be a natural gas leak. >>> new york governor cuomo lance to ask the federal government for 30 billion dollars in disaster aid. -- state officials tally the damage at more than 50 billion dollars , making it the nation's second costly yes, sir storm behind hurricane sandy, 60,000 homes are still without electricity, victims -- victims complain they are being kept in the dark. new proble
devastated by sandy. angry residents confronted michael bloomberg when the toured the rockaway peninsula in queens. >> [bleep] >> get what is going on here -- [bleep] >> already -- >> nothing. nothing. [bleep]. >> seriously, people are very frustrated. >> what's your response to people out here who are coming -- >> anybody everybody is working as hard as they can, the federal government, state government, city government, city employees have been working 24/7. >> new york city announced today that thousands of voters will cast their ballots at different polling places on tuesday because sandy damaged this places where they were originally assigned to vote. >>> sandy forced the cancellation of the new york city marathon, and hundreds of the runners decided instead to help storm victims. they raised money and gathered supplies. other runners, disappoint overall the cancellation of the marathon, ran the 26.2-miles in central park. >> crews loaded relief supplies on to freighters at oakland international airport. the giant 747 airliners will carry tons of relief supplies. one jet left this a
recovering from super storm sandy. this morning, some subways are rolling. all three major airports are open. power problems still kills. the number of deaths blamed on sandy has now passed 70. ines ferre with more on the storm from lower manhattan. >> reporter: i'm standing on fdr drive. it's still flooded. this is just one of the areas that was flooded by the storm but down on the jersey shore, the devastation is even worse. >>> reporter: president obama visited new jersey to see firsthand the damage from super storm sandy. >> good job. >> reporter: the president and governor chris christie flew in marine one to see the devastation from above. what they saw were homes destroyed and streets still under water. president obama promised the government will do whatever it can to help storm victims. >> we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you rebuild. >> reporter: not far away, the search for trapped or missing people on staten island continues. nypd rescued six people from rooftops on wednesday. there are signs that life is returning to normal in new york
until tomorrow. >> susan, how about the aftermath of hurricane sandy? will it affect people just getting to the polls? do you think it will have an effect on who they vote for? >> we think a lot of people won't make it to the polls because of sandy people really in the devastated areas. what we don't think it will have an impact on is the outcome of the election is there's really no way to tell whether the people affected are in red areas, blue areas, so they don't think it's really going to push the outcome but certainly it will affect turnout. >> we'll find out tomorrow. okay, susan mcginnis live for us in washington, d.c., thanks. >>> and now let's go live to sanford, florida, outside orlando where mitt romney is holding a victory rally at a avian jet center. stay with us for all your election coverage including live up-to-the-minute election night results from around -- across the nation, california and, of course, right here in the bay area. >>> it is 6:05. it's been a week since hurricane sandy hit the east coast. new york has made progress in getting subways running, good news fo
, and they are going to be working big time today. any indication the aftermath of sandy will have an effect on people just voting period and on the election itself? >> yeah. it will have an effect on voter turnout. as far as the campaigning, it really gave an advantage to the president because it sort of stopped all the campaigning in its tracks and put the president on the national stage where he was able to be very presidential and show bipartisanship, you saw him there with chris christie. then while fewer people might get to the polls there's no discernible trace of which way those votes might lead so there's not -- there is not expected to be a big outcome impact. >> we'll find out tomorrow and results oners with. thank you, susan mcginnis live in d.c. be sure and stay with cbs 5 and cbssf.com for all your election coverage including live up-to-the-minute election night results from around the nation right here in california of course, the bay area, as well. >>> one week after superstorm sandy slammed the east coast, new york is getting many subways running again. that's good news for commuters
republican challenger mitt romney. >>> now to our continuing coverage of sandy. it has killed at least 157 people in the u.s., canada, and the caribbean combined. 4.5million homes and businesses are still without power. that is also deepening the ongoing gap crisis out there. it has forced many gas stations to close while disrupting the flow of fuel from refineries to the stations that are open. the wait at some stations two hours long. >>> new jersey trying to make sure sandy does not ruin tuesday's election. military trucks will serve as polling places in flood ravage communities. the state is concerned many of its 3,000 polling places do not have electricity. the deadline to mail in ballot applications has been extended until the end of today. the bay area increasing its efforts to help the storm victims out east. dozens of military personnel left travis air force pace yesterday. they are bringing in much needed supplies including generators. more than three dozen local red cross volunteers are heading to the northeast. they are also have been conducting blood drives for victims of sand
storm sandy. searchers have found the bodies of two boys swept out of their mother's arms on monday. now the family lost electricity at their home so the mother tried to drive to a relative's house. but her car was soon trapped by the raging waters. well they got out of the car, she started banging on doors but no one would help. that is when she lost hold of her two and four-year-old sons. >> it's a horrible story. you can't imagine a grief a parent would feel having the loss of their children. >> the mother survived. she was clinging to a post on a porch. the big storm has killed at least 37 people in the new york still area. all along the east coast 4.5 million homes and businesses still have no power this morning. and that is making the crisis even worse at the gas pumps. the outages forced a lot of gas stations to close while it's also disrupting the flow of fuel from refineries to the gas station that are open and the wait of some of the gas stations two hours long. >>> right now it looks like wall street is responding favorably to this mornings monthly jobs report for october. rel
expected to cause more flooding to coastal communities. battered by super storm sandy. some have been ortdered. officials urging people not to leave their homes during the height of the storm. >> it is a good idea to stay indoors with this because hurricane sandy weakened trees and high winds tonight could cause more trees and limbs to come down. the storm debris still on our streets to blow around dangerously. >> air travel is being impacted 18 slits have been cancelled because of this. >> want to show you a live picture in new york city. weather outside is frightful again. one guy is prepared and having a good time. we're watching this shot and look at the size of the snowflakes. they're large and you can see snow is melting as soon as it hits the ground. it's been rough there the past week and a half. >> a verdict this afternoon in the trial of a man accused of killing two people at the richmond san rafael bridge toll plaza a contra costa jury found a suspect guilty. now they'll decide if he'll receive the death penalty. his exworked as a toll collector there. burress acted as his
. the winter storm moved ashore in the same location where superstorm sandy hit. there are new power outages in the region and up to 8" of snow in some places. teresa garcia has the story from rockaway beach, new york. >> reporter: high winds and heavy snow whipped the boardwalk in rockaway beach in queens, new york. that's where tom ford lives. he was told to evacuate his sandy-damaged home before the winter storm hit, but he is not budging. >> i got too much invested here. >> reporter: he says he will weather this storm like he did the last one with a little help. >> share some food, neighbors come back and get some heat, some fire. >> reporter: towns up and down the coast are scrambling to redirect resources from cleaning up to shoring up. belimar, new jersey, is rebuilding sand dunes on the beach and the pump clearing out floodwaters will keep running around the clock. >> we want to be aggressive about protecting our community. >> reporter: meteorologists say this snow is both a blessing and a curse. the snow is less likely to contribute to flooding. but it's more likely to take down tre
from yet another storm after stupors super storm sandy. wall street 30 minutes after the opening bell after the yesterday's huge losses, more in a minute. >> it is a beautiful start to the morning but it is really chilly out there. the good news is the winds are starting to die down. crystal clear conditions, no problems with visibility. temperatures are sitting in the '40's and '50's. later on this afternoon we're tracking a cold front will approach the bay area with rain. it will be relatively light in nature but widespread. we will continue to see scattered showers and temperatures will continue to drop. here's a look at your satellite and radar picture is sitting in a clot counterclockwise direction. a lot of their rain is sitting off shore and we do have some wet weather. it will continue to spend and sag its way south. i will walk you through the timing of the wet weather in my next report. >> to start with a quick what bridget check with the bay bridge toll plaza is an easy ride coming from 880. there's a short back up there a little bit longer 80 to 20 minutes of your coming f
with sandy. the obama administration's budget take away 3% of their funds including a billion dollar cut in disaster preparedness money. romney has also talked about making some of their services private in the past. a new york times report said that grants to local first responders have been cut 43% over the past two years. >> the gravy train may be ending somewhat, there is money going back but i could see that being hurt. >> reporter: the obama administration and the romney campaign have both softened their stance on fema cuts over the past few days. >> a 44-year-old facing charges in connection with an arson fire that damaged the law offices of the vallejo mayor. maude love pleaded not guilty to three counts of arson. the september 29th fire destroyed much of davis's law office. family members said that love suffer from mental illness. >> the vp hit the campaign trail in florida telling supporters that a romney presidenty would be bad news for women. >> imagine, imagine what the 40 years of progress, women have made in that country would -- what happened to it after four years of
is nice and smooth to worker way into the city. >> tracking super storm sandy. people affected by sandy dealing with the reality of the aftermath of the storm. at last count 98 deaths were contracted to the storm across the united states. that number is up by a a third from yesterday's. officials say about 4.1 million people are without power for about 15 states. there are also fuel shortages all along the east coast. financial analysts estimate the storms cost nearly $20 billion in insured losses. overall sandy could mean $50 billion in economic losses that total would make this storm the fourth costliest catastrophe in in a state's history. >> i have been going over the department of labor the employment report does get out. we had a jump in american tired as mont. 1071000 jobs have been added in october. they also include creased revised upward the number of americans were hired from august to september. the unemployment rate climbed from 7.8 to 7.9%. this is the labor department last look at higher before tuesday's election. the job market is gradually gaining some momentum after st
storm sandy. tonight, the recovery efforts underway the dramatic pictures and a major airport and police. but first, i am here in the kron 4 weather center with jacqueline bennett. jacqueline, how has this so- called nor'easter past? >> because of the wind changing and wrapping around the system as it pushes to the north we are getting rainfall and that is going to taper off. even overnight and taking a closer look weaken its see hull a devastating this nor'easter has been. because weekend- see how devastating it has been from super storm sandy. with 1 ft. of snowfall from this system and very damaging wind. knocking out power and threatening homes. you can see the homes but it is dying out a little bit with the winter weather advisories have been lifted. just dealing with this heavy rainfall and as it presses back towards canada. the threat is pretty much gone and we will speak hopefully get power restored. >> this region that is reeling from super storm sandy that is the last thing they needed was the least the new jersey governors saying that it is only only delaying the clean up abou
they turned around. that's nice. >>> the east coast is slowly recovering from super storm sandy. this morning, some new york city subways believe it or not are rolling once again. also today, laguardia airport has reopened. but power problems persist with more than 5 million still without electricity. the number of deaths blamed on sandy has now passed 70. ines ferre with more on the storm from lower manhattan. >>> reporter: president obama visited new jersey to see firsthand the damage from super storm sandy. >> good job. >> reporter: the president and governor chris christie flew in marine one to see the devastation from above. what they saw were homes destroyed and streets still under water. president obama promised the government will do whatever it can to help storm victims. >> we will follow up to make sure that you get all the help that you need until you rebuild. >> reporter: not far away, the search for trapped or missing people on staten island continues. nypd rescued six people from rooftops on wednesday. there are signs that life is returning to normal in new york city. all three
:30 super storm sandy claims another victim of the world-famous new york city marathon why the city officials ditched the race at the last minute and we will show you how the bib gourmand.. list works.. [ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. helps him deposit his checks. jay also like it when mother nature helps him wash his car. mother nature's cool like that. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. >>pam: now to the latest of that deadly aftermath of super storm sandy. new york officials reversed themselves today canceling the city's marathon that was expected to attract 40,000 runners this weekend. this city is still struggling to recover from superstore sandy. at least 90 people are dead and 10 different states because of the storm. and nearly 4 million homes and businesses are without power. some sections of new york city, like saddam island, have seemed a little assistance. >> this is a disaster
battered by super storm sandy. the president traveled to hard hit areas on wednesday and today's meeting at the white house includes top aides, the head of fema and by the telephone, the governors of new york, new jersey and connecticut. and in this morning's weekly addressed. the president pledged to help storm victims to rebuild no matter how long it takes. >> as president, i promise them this, your country be there for you for as long as it takes to recover and rebuild. >> following this morning's meeting, they will fan out to tour damaged areas to make sure that necessary resources shall being provided. that includes gasoline because there's a shortage. and the long lines for gas still visible in some states. new jersey is actually rationing gas. >>> some people in new york cheered this morning when the lights came back on. the number of people without power drops from 2.6 million from a high of 8 million. the storm has left 175 people dead, including 106 in the united states. >>> new york marathon will not be run tomorrow. mayor bloomberg canceled that race after mounting criticism.
watch -- matching the entire total for 2011. >> to super storm sandy now. crews seem to be making efforts -- progress in efforts to restore power after the storm. >> more than 8 million people in 10 states lost power after the storm hit a week ago tomorrow. getting around is still very challenging. hundreds waited in long lines in new jersey to try to catch a bus. >> we're a tough group of people. we will rebuild. we'll get better after this and will be tougher, america couldn't take new jersey toughness before this. after this we're going to be hell on wheels to everybody. >> the death toll climbed to 113 people today. concern growing about a if you storm forecast to hit on wednesday. >> you can help take part in the day of giving. disney kicked it off with a $2 million donation to the red cross. you can also call 1-800-help now or go online to red cros cross..org-abc. >> and bay efforts in the day of give weerg in that location for american red cross. it's important. we're shocked by what we can see from the east coast. there is critical assistance needed to rebuild skm that is
on today. we would have a comment for later on today having more details. >>> first to super storm sandy, now it is slowly moving out not after bearing northeast and snow. the nor'easter has brought down more power lines and stopped computer trains again. utilities in new york and new jersey say 60,000 customers who lost pour because of sandy are back in the dark. it is another setback for people who are trying to bounce back from sandy. >> it is terrible, i am done. >> for thousands of people in coastal neighborhoods in new jersey, they were told to leave because of the potential for flooding in low-lying areas. several thousand feet were expected there. those waves were not as big but still worrisome. they are also doing a number on flights as well and airlines have canceled at least 1,300 flights to and from the metro area. fso does expect flights and jfk will be canceled today so call ahead if you are flying or expecting someone. 31 flights were canceled including connecticut and washington d.c. >>> president barack obama is back at the white house, no time to celebrate his victory.
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